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Job Title: Manager, Maternal and Child Health

Location: Abuja

Organisation: Society for Family Health – SFH Nigeria

Job Profile:

•   This is a Manager position. Reporting to the Deputy Director, the successful candidate will be required to manage and drive the key USAID-Expanded Social Marketing Programme in Nigeria (ESMP1N) deliverables related to Maternal and Child Health with particular emphasis on the ORS/Zinc product strategy. This will include; the introduction, implementation of the strategy and also scaling up as a treatment for diarrhea in Nigeria.

•   S/he will also lead in the technical development for the ESMPIN maternal, neonatal & child health (MNCH) strategies and activities, achieve 100% ESMPIN MNCH project de1iverables including malaria, nutrition, and diarrhea prevention programmes.

•   The successful candidate will coordinate and liaise ‘with all related MNCH implementing partners and donors with particular attention paid to ORS and Zinc product development and promotion.

•   S/He will lead in the development and implementation of training curriculum for providers and consumers on diarrhea management, lead advocacy and attend FMOH/other meetings to promote, inform and keep abreast of MNCH developments at federal and state levels.

•   The successful candidate will he required to lead in research and creative brief development on relevant MNCH projects as well as ensure monitoring plans are developed to assist in working with SFH sales and distribution and SFH M&E departments.

The desired candidate:

•   Must possess a first degree in the biological or social sciences.

•   Must possess minimum of seven (7) years post NYSC working experience in a related environment, five (5) of which must have been as a programme/ project manager. Behavioural Change Communication (BCC) experience will be essential to this position, as well as prior experience in marketing and product development.

•   Must possess excellent analytical reporting writing skills.

•   Must possess high level of integrity

•   MUST have ability to interprete data for programmatic decision-making,

•   Good interpersonal communication and presentation skills and the ability to navigate effectively among a team of diverse stakeholders are very important to this position.

Compensation & Benefits:

•   The compensation package for these positions is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply:

If you are interested in working with the organisation and your skills and capabilities match the job profile, submit your application now.

A one page application letter, addressed to the Assistant Director-HR. clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job, current remuneration, as well as a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae indicating clearly your valid telephone numbers, e-mail address and current contact address.

Do note that any candidate with multiple submissions will be disqualified.

Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 19 July 2012.

Manager, Maternal and Child Health Job

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